Argentina detected this Thursday 16,325 new infections of COVID-19, which brings the total number of infections to 1,053,650, while the fatalities are already 27,957, after 438 deaths have been registered in the last 24 hours.
Likewise, the number of intensive care beds occupied by patients from COVID-19 it reached a new record, with 4,611 people hospitalized.
According to the evening report of the Ministry of Health, the province of Buenos Aires It remains the district with the most confirmed cases so far (517,471, of which 4,854 were registered this Thursday), followed by the country’s capital, with 142,496 confirmed infections, 566 of them announced today.
Beyond these two districts, those with the highest population concentration in the country, the number of cases inside, with 2,536 diagnosed today in the central province of Santa Fe and 1,857 in the also central province of Córdoba.
On the other hand, according to official sources, there are 851,854 patients who have already been discharged. The percentage of occupancy of intensive therapy beds for all types of pathologies it is 64.6% nationwide, a figure that drops to 63.6% if only Buenos Aires and its populous periphery are considered.
So far, in Argentina, where isolation measures have been in force since March 20, a total of 2.74 million tests have been carried out to detect the virus, with a rate of 60,414.5 tests per million inhabitants.